Logistics Project Coordinator

Mercedes Benz Charleston , SC 29402

Posted 5 days ago

Shape the futuretoday.

The world is changing. The question is, whatwill be our contribution to the outcome? We have set the pace in the field ofmobility from the very beginning, and we will continue to do so. AtMercedes-Benz Vans, interdisciplinary teams are developing the mobility oftomorrow. Our goal is to make mobility safer, simpler, and more sustainable forpeople across the globe. Put your pioneering spirit to good use: This is youropportunity to make a contribution that extends far beyond your job title.

At Mercedes-Benz Vans, we offer you theperfect environment for your professional and personal growth. Cutting-edgetraining and promising career opportunities will help you to foster and expandyour professional skill set as well as your individual strengths. Think, try,and thrive with us in collaborative work environments that spark game-changingconcepts.

Job Overview

To assist the Manager in planning, organizing,leading, and controlling Mercedes-Benz Vans activities relating to thecompany's Logistics Operations with a focus on ensuring proper PDCAimplementation and communication in a controlled and standardized approach forproduct, process, and people related changes resulting from product and/orprocess change and continuous improvement activities.

Responsibilities

  • Work in project groups, lead and coordinate projectsto support the Logistics teams to ensure achievement of their goals.

  • Assist the Head of Logisticswith planning, organization, reporting and execution of Logistics activities.

  • Support the evaluating andimplementing of new processes, tools and technologies.

  • Strong planning and trackingskills to maintain project plans/schedules/deliverables and ensure that allproject tasks are delivered on-time.

  • Excellent time management with respectto priorities and self-management.

  • Strong understanding offinancial forecasting and quarterly cycles is highly desired.

  • Establish and recommend approvalof investment, expense, and manpower budgets for Logistics and to implement thenecessary controls to keep expenditures within budget.

  • Strong collaboration with partners/colleaguesin the plant, with other Mercedes-Benz plants worldwide, service providers and suppliersto exchange information in regards to Best practices and Lessons Learned.

  • Organize internal and externalmeetings to clarify definition of problems, identify root cause, implementcountermeasures, and report findings.

  • Maintain a high degree ofprofessionalism and integrity in dealings with all suppliers and regularlymonitor their activities to ensure consistency.

  • Help and develop and maintain aneffective organization through selection, training, development, compensation,and motivation of Team Members.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business/Logistics or in a related Engineering fieldrequired, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in a logisticsoriented environment within a manufacturing setting, with strong emphasis onproject management and process planning

  • Knowledgeof German language preferred

  • Enhanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MicrosoftExcel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the abilityto communicate with all levels of management, executive/senior staff

We are all in for change. Are you too? Apply now.

If you have experience in the above and areinterested in joining an outstanding company we welcome you to apply. Thedivision Mercedes-Benz Vans is world renown for quality and innovativeproducts.

EXCELLENT COMPENSATION & BENEFITS PLAN WITH401k MATCHING

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC ("MBV") is a plant in Ladson, South Carolina that produces Sprintervans for the U.S. and Canadian market under the brands Mercedes-Benz and

Freightliner. The midsize Mercedes-Benz Metris vans are also reassembled atthis location.

Mercedes-BenzVans, LLC invested 500 million U.S. dollars in the construction of a new

Sprinter production plant in addition to an expansion of the previous assemblyoperations. In September 2018, MBV officially opened its new plant, locatednext to existing operations in the North Charleston area. The MBV facility willprovide up to 1,300 jobs by the end of the decade and is expected to create atleast 600 additional jobs in the region through its suppliers.

Morethan 120,000 Sprinters have been assembled in North Charleston and delivered todestinations in the U.S. since 2006. The U.S. is now the second largest marketfor Sprinter vans, after Germany.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC is committed tofostering an inclusive environment that appreciates and leverages the diversityof our team. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualifiedapplicants and employees without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex(including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation),age, nationalorigin, religion, marital status, veteran status, physical or other disability,genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state orlocal law.


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